The talk on Twitter: 10,000 racist slurs a day

Roughly 10,000 racist slurs are posted daily on Twitter, according to a U.K. group that sees value in analyzing the multitudinous chatter on social media.Based on a nine-day survey of the Twitter  feed in November, the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media of the London-based Demos think tank recorded 10,000 racist or ethnic slurs, or one in every 15,000 tweets. The list of slurs includes such words as “nigga,” “white boy” and “spic.”

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